Specialized Positioning Applications

SUR-2262 (3.00 credits)

An exploration and application of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Light Image and Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) as used in the geomatics industry. The theory behind, and use of, these three techniques will be discussed and reviewed. A focus on application of techniques for alternative positioning systems. Surveys using GNSS, LIDAR and UAV will be used to gather data. Industry-standard software will be used to process field data. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (5)

Requisite courses: Take GEO-1185 (Required, Previous). Take SUR-1180 (Required, Previous).